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Rise to the Occasion: Advocating for Power Wheelchairs with Elevating Seat

Technology has evolved greatly since the first Permobil power wheelchair with seat elevation was built over 30 years ago. For example, ActiveHeight™,...

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An introduction to performing an occupational therapy seating assessment in a home setting

I have a passion for seating assessments (yes, I am a nerd) and I like to educate regarding this subject whenever possible. In this two-part blog post...

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My Journey with SmartDrive: A Reflection on Innovation

My journey with SmartDrive when it began was my first experience with any type of power assist device. Diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy shortly after my...

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Pressure mapping seating system: collecting objective data to support appropriate interventions

This is part 3 of a series focusing on pressure mapping and pressure mapping systems. See part 1 and part 2.

 

In today's medical environment, best...

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How do I prepare for getting a new manual wheelchair?

This is part of our series highlighting a consumer's guide to seating and mobility equipment. Check out The Wheelchair Handbook for more information about...

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Pressure mapping: a method to investigate persistent pressure injuries

This is part 2 of a series focusing on pressure mapping and pressure mapping systems. See part 1 here.

 

Have you ever treated that nagging pressure...

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Proportional vs. Switched Drive Controls

This is the 3rd blog in our series on alternative drive controls. Check out the 1st blog and 2nd blog. Check out the Power Wheelchair Guide for more...

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Pressure mapping systems: an undervalued and underutilized assessment tool

This is part 1 of a series focusing on pressure mapping and pressure mapping systems. See part 2.

 

As therapists, we use tools to assist us during the...

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When should I consider an alternative drive control?

This is the 2nd blog in our series on alternative drive controls. Check out the 1st blog here. Check out the Power Wheelchair Guide for more information...

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How do I prepare for getting a power assist device?

This is part of our series highlighting a consumer's guide to seating and mobility equipment. Check out The Wheelchair Handbook for more information about...

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